Turkey is set to host 2020 Trisome Games, a global competition for the athletes with Down syndrome in the spring.

The tournament will be held in Antalya, a Mediterranean resort city, between March 31-April 7.

A total of 1,000 athletes from 37 countries will compete in the tournament, according to Ensar Kurt, the vice president of the Turkish Special Athletes Sports Federation.

Turkey will join the event with 120 athletes in eight categories.

The event will involve various competitions, including athletics, basketball, gymnastics, futsal, judo, tennis, table tennis and swimming.

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